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Taxonomy & nomenclature

Limax maximus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Limax maximus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

In the news

Oh, the slime! Slugs a threat to native ecosystems
Invasive slug herbivory may be an obstacle to the restoration or rare native plants (Jan TenBruggencate, Raising Islands Blog, 2/27/08)

Full-text articles

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

Other resources

Three Mountain Alliance Management Plan, December 31, 2007 View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The Three Mountain Alliance provides watershed protection and management to over one million acres across Mauna Loa, Kilauea, and Hualalai on Hawaii Island. This plan identifies management goals (pdf).

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